Aortic dissection with intimal intussusception: Diagnosis and management

Academic Article


  • A man presented with acute chest and back pain with loss of consciousness. CT scan showed a mass in the arch that extended into the descending aorta. A diagnosis of type I aortic dissection was ultimately made by echocardiography. At surgery there was a circumferential intimal tear in the aortic root, and an intussuscepted dissection flap was retrieved from the arch and descending aorta.
  • Author List

  • Goldberg SP; Sanders C; Nanda NC; Holman WL
  • Start Page

  • 613
  • End Page

  • 615
  • Volume

  • 41
  • Issue

  • 4